NO MORE RIDING: A man who escaped police on a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle during multiple police pursuits has had the bike forfeited to the crown. FILE PHOTOA man nicknamed the Glenroi ‘Ninja’ after escaping police on a Kawasaki Ninja motorbike during multiple police pursuits has lost the motorbike for good.
Craig Anthony Heere, 43, from Richards Placedid not appear in Orange Local Court on Mondaywhen Magistrate Terry Lucas granted a police application to forfeit the bike to the crown.
On November 11 Heere was sentenced to 150 hours of community service, disqualified from driving for 12 months and fined $6900 for 25 charges relating to offences committed on six occasions.
The charges included using an unregistered motor vehicle, using an uninsured motor vehicle, being an unlicensed driver who has never had a licence, displaying unauthorised number plates, unlawfully possess number plates, police pursuit –not stopping and drivingrecklessly.
About 10am on December 12, 2015 Heere was involved in a crash on Bathurst Road when he was riding closely behind a car and collided with the back of it when it slowed down to stop at a red traffic light.
On Monday, January 18 at 4.31pm Heere was involved in a police pursuit after he was seen riding on Bathurst Road and was followed by police down Allenby Road.
Despite being directed to stop, police said he turned down Icely Road and entered Memory Park and eventually lost the police.
About 2.10pm on February 13, highway patrol officers saw the motorbike travelling on Bathurst Road and turned to follow it but lost it in Glenroi Avenue.
He was involved in and escaped from another police pursuit through Summer Street, along McNamara Street, through the Canobolas Hotel car park and down Lords Place at 2.55pm on Sunday, March 13.
Police did not engage a pursuit when they again sited him at 4pm on March 15 at South Terrace, on Lone Pine Road and through Sire Neville Howse Place.
“At this time police established the positive identification of the rider as being Craig Anthony Heere dubbed the Glenroi Ninja due to the number of incidents police had with the unregistered Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle,” a police report stated.
At 4.45pm on Sunday, March 27 police spoke with Heere when they saw him loading groceries into the motorbike outside the Alpine Stores and an hour later he was arrested and the motorbike was confiscated at a park on Bathurst Road between the BP and Liberty petrol stations.
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